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She's not a vegan or a vegetarian, but I guess she's had enough of my vegan baked goods to see how delicious they can be!<br>
It just goes to show that even if you're not outright converting people, you can change their minds about vegan food. When I orginally went vegan she was one of the ones who said "you can't even eat bread! at our parties you'll be all by yourself eating carrot sticks!" <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/carrot.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":vebo:"><br><br>
Now I just hope that cake is good! I thought it was so nice of her.
 

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That's awesome!<br><br>
I do think that cooking delicious vegan food and giving it out to all and sundry is a good way of making people realise that we eat more than lettuce leaves.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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That's really cool. Keep baking! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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That's awesome!<br><br>
I do think that cooking delicious vegan food and giving it out to all and sundry is a good way of making people realise that we eat more than lettuce leaves.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"></div>
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Agreed! My friends bought me a vegan cake from Whole Foods for my birthday. All of them thought it was delicious.
 

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that is so thoughtful!<br><br>
I am also in a baking craze and have half the family phoning for 'more of those veggie cupcakes of yours'!!!<br><br>
Some don't even understand how it is even POSSIBLE to bake without eggs/milk etc. It's like rocket science to them. lol.
 

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Wow, how awesome! Good on you! Culinary activism is the best kind, seriously <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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That's good!<br>
Vegan baking ends up being just as good - or better - than baking with eggs and dairy.<br>
Today I made a vegan black forest cake! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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That's awesome myrtle! Good job at being a positive influence on your friend <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wink3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=";)">
 

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I am not vegan, either, and I almost always request a vegan cake from my cake decorator sister for my birthday.<br>
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I am working hard to show the homeless population of my town how good vegetarian food is. So far, they seem to like it pretty darn well.
 

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That was very thoughtful of her, how lucky are you <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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I just made Double Chocolate Chip Cookies from the Vegan Table....I ate 7 in one night! Sooo good.<br><br>
last weekend I made Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vegan Cream Cheese icing....delish!
 

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That's awesome. My (omnivorous) dad baked a birthday cake for my mom last weekend, and he made a "wacky cake" which is naturally vegan. It is a chocolate cake that we grew up with before I even knew what a vegan was, and super easy to make. Instead of making a vegan frosting, he just put a dusting of powdered sugar over the top. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> And he bought some So Delicious Coconut Milk mint chip ice cream for those of us who are vegan. My dad rocks!
 

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That's awesome! I bet she'll be thrilled about how much easier it is to make vegan baked goods -- I love not having to worry about the general ickiness that goes along with handling eggs and butter.
 

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Just today I made vegan hedgehog slice for history class, and I was asked for the recipe <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> Spreading the vegan food love!
 

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Just today I made vegan hedgehog slice for history class, and I was asked for the recipe <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> Spreading the vegan food love!</div>
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May I have the recipe, too, please? It sounds good.
 

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That's awesome. My (omnivorous) dad baked a birthday cake for my mom last weekend, and he made a "wacky cake" which is naturally vegan. It is a chocolate cake that we grew up with before I even knew what a vegan was, and super easy to make. Instead of making a vegan frosting, he just put a dusting of powdered sugar over the top. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> And he bought some So Delicious Coconut Milk mint chip ice cream for those of us who are vegan. My dad rocks!</div>
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I love Wacky Cake! I just made some the other day. I used the chocolate ganache topping from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World.
 

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May I have the recipe, too, please? It sounds good.</div>
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<br><a href="http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=6436.0" target="_blank">Sure!</a> It's called "chocolatey squares" here, but I always use cocoa instead of carob powder and top it off with melted dark chocolate, then let it cool and harden. So yummy! My little host brother in Australia used to make these chocolate bars called "hedgehog slice", and this tastes really similar. I just googled the name, though, and it seems you use biscuit pieces - I suppose you could just mix those into the mixture and use less/no oats or coconut.
 
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